The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) assesses the standard of education for tertiary education organisations through a regular system of external evaluation and review (EER). Through periodic EER, tertiary education organisations are held accountable to their students, employers, funders, quality assurance bodies and other interested parties.
NZQA has given Whitireia a Highly Confident rating for educational performance and for capability in self-assessment. This makes Whitireia a Category 1 institution.
NZQA has given WelTec a Confident rating for both educational performance and capability in self-assessment. This makes WelTec a Category 2 institution.